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Chris Hipkins on plan to improve literacy and math rates

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Publish Date
Mon, 28 Mar 2022, 11:05am
Education Minister Chris Hipkins. (Photo / Mark Mitchell)
Education Minister Chris Hipkins. (Photo / Mark Mitchell)

Chris Hipkins on plan to improve literacy and math rates

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 28 Mar 2022, 11:05am

Last Thursday we had a one-topic show on literacy, after a new report from Education Hub raised concerns about our "deeply worrying" decline in literacy levels.

Their report found less than 65 per cent of 15-year-olds have basic proficiency in reading and maths.

On Friday, the Government announced a plan to improve our literacy and math rates, including more support for teachers and development of action plans.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins joined Kerre McIvor.

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